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Toxoplasma screen

Category Virology
Test background

Screen comprises detection of IgG and IgM antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii.

Clinical Indications

Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.

Reference range

There is no reference range associated with this assay. Depending on whether antibody is detected by the assay, results are reported as Not Detected or Detected.

Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5 mL
Turnaround time 7 days

Test is performed in the Blood Sciences Multi-Disciplinary Automated Laboratory (MDAL).

Samples giving an IgM positive or equivocal test result or those repeatedly IgG Equivocal/IgM Not detected will be reported as such and sent to a reference laboratory for further tests. Additional interpretative comments may be added to reports as required, depending on results of IgG and IgM assays.

Please note, this assay is currently unaccredited due to the change in platform.